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    Alright guys
    I've got a Northstar extendable handle and it has slackened off a fair bit and is not holding well when the end lever is pressed, probably 4-5 year old now. I have sprayed with wd40 but didn't help it.
    Does anyone know how to tighten it or do I need a replacement part.
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    Sorry don't know why I put it in Board hanging and drylining

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    matt

    we fix loads of these theay seem to be a bit of a problem, you will need to drill the rivet out on the handle to get it apart, then you will need to main rod through the centre - they wear on the connector and stop the handle gripping like it should, got a few of the rods coming in to stock next week sometime as we have a couple pf the handles in the repair shop - give me a shout if toy need a hand with diy fix, WD wo't make a difference as its a worn part rather than clogged handle etc.

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    First pour some 3 in 1 oil into the handle from the bottom and leave upside down over night. There is a small nut at the bottom of the handle, tighten. I 've been doing this for years now. But it is sure to snap at some point, but it does tighten it up for the time being.

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    Quote Originally Posted by belmoreboy View Post
    matt

    we fix loads of these theay seem to be a bit of a problem, you will need to drill the rivet out on the handle to get it apart, then you will need to main rod through the centre - they wear on the connector and stop the handle gripping like it should, got a few of the rods coming in to stock next week sometime as we have a couple pf the handles in the repair shop - give me a shout if toy need a hand with diy fix, WD wo't make a difference as its a worn part rather than clogged handle etc.

    cheers

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    if you need some more rapidly marcus, i have some in stock

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    Thanks guys, got it tightened on one of handles as I have a spare, so that will keep me going for now but the other one isn't working after tightening and oiling up, so will get that sorted soon.
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    Same thing has just gone wrong with mine, so greased it up and turned the bolt and now its like new

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